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LaborDayHours

Wishing our members and staff a Happy Labor Day Weekend!

We will be OPEN on Labor Day!

Central Square: 8am-8pm

University Park: 9am-7pm

August Membership Special

Check out our August Membership Special:

Now through August 31, 2019:
INITIATION FEE WAIVED!*

*on 12 month commitment or yearly membership

AND get a FREE Fitness Consultation!

Email Tyler to schedule your free fitness consultation:

[contactform email=”tyler@vimfitness.com”]

new year bootcamp challenge

8 WEEKS: FEB. 11 – APRIL 8

$249 GETS YOU:

  • 2 SGT Sessions per week
  • Unlimited Team Training
  • Nutritional guidance w/in-house nutritionist, Rich

Grand prize weight loss winner will be awarded a free month of Small Group Training valued at $179 (12 sessions, unlimited Team Training & open gym!)

PRESALE ENDS FEB. 10!

Questions? Contact Tyler:

[contactform email=”tyler@vimfitness.com”]

gym etiquette

With January on the horizon, the gym will soon be packed to the sweaty brim with new members (and current members showing up more often) fulfilling their New Year’s Resolutions!

The more, the merrier! Let’s welcome them and show them that we know how to be courteous to our fellow members, the gym staff and the gym itself!

Here are a few tips to heed so that you’re not ‘that guy’ or ‘that gal’ at the gym:

gym etiquette
  1. Return Equipment to its Proper Place. – Using free weights? Awesome. Don’t forget to put them back where they belong so the next person doesn’t have to go on a wild goose chase to find them, and so nobody trips over a dumbbell left in the middle of the floor. 
  2. Clean Up After Yourself! – This tip is twofold. Wipe down the equipment after using it to A. clean off the sweat, and B. to stop the spread of germs during cold and flu season.
  3. Be On Top of Your Personal Hygiene – If you haven’t showered in a while before heading to the gym, maybe consider a quick one prior to your workout so the person using the treadmill next to yours doesn’t hightail it out of there when you show up. Also, gym clothes can get pretty funky if you don’t wash them within a reasonable amount of time after your gym session. Don’t forget about them in your gym bag till three days from now!
  4. Sick? Come Back When You Feel Better! – Don’t risk the spread of germs to the other members. Get some rest and get better!
  5. Hang Up Your Phone. – We don’t want/need to hear your conversation with your bff or your mom. Need to keep your phone on for work? That’s cool – just answer it in an isolated area to avoid distracting other members.
  6. Stop the Gym Selfies! – Especially the ones that seem to require clothing removal of any kind. It can be annoying to other members, and they don’t want to inadvertently photobomb you and end up on your Insta feed.
  7. Avoid Grunting/Dropping Weights. – We get it. It’s heavy! No need to announce it to the world. Also, dropping weights can be dangerous and can damage the floors. 
  8. Follow the Gym Rules. – Every gym has their own set of rules. Be sure you are familiar with them!

Can’t get enough of these gym etiquette tips? Don’t fret. Here are some links to other gym etiquette articles that get into even more detail:

Thanksgiving hours

Thanksgiving is around the corner! Please take note of our holiday hours:

Central Square:

  • Wed., Nov. 21 – 6am-8pm

  • THANKSGIVING – Thurs., Nov. 22 – 8am-2pm

  • Fri., Nov. 23 – 8am-8pm


University Park:

  • Wed., Nov. 21 – 9am-5pm

  • THANKSGIVING – Thurs., Nov. 22 – CLOSED

  • Fri., Nov. 23 – 9am-7pm

refer a friend promo

Thankful for your friends this November?

Show them just how much by referring them to VIM during our ‘Refer A Friend Promo!’

So what’s in it for you (and your friend)?

The current member gets 1000 VIM Points

The new member has their initiation fee waived!

Simply have the new member mention or write in the current member’s name on the contract when they sign up!

Offer valid through November 30th.

 

 

fall open house

Join VIM Fitness for our Fall Open House!

Saturday, 10/27
2:00-4:00pm

Come see our facilities, meet our managers, and attend a FREE class: BollyX Demo class from 2:00-2:45pm or Small Group Training Demo Class from 3:00-3:45pm.

bollyx

We will also be raffling off a FREE yearlong membership with $5 minimum donation of a raffle ticket, (raffle will benefit The Jimmy Fund).

Come explore everything we have to offer:

  • 60+ Group Exercise classes per week
  • Pilates Reformer Semi-Private and Private Classes
  • Personal Training
  • Small Group Training, and
  • NEW! In-House Massage.

Ready to join? We are waiving the initiation fee for all memberships from 10/27-10/31!

sleep is vital for fitness

Too tired and drained of energy to get a good workout in? Sleep is VITAL for fitness!

Turns out, getting enough SLEEP will not only improve how you feel DURING your workout – it also helps you reach your fitness goals WHILE YOU SLEEP!

Check out ‘The Intimate Relationship Between Fitness and Sleep’, written by Ashley Mateo, published on Everyday Health. It is full of reasons why sleep is so important when it comes to fitness and working out. Here are a few of the main takeaways from the article, but if you’re not too tired, it’s definitely worth reading it in its entirety!:

  • 1. Sleep is required to reach goals such as improving cardiovascular health, increasing lean muscle mass and improving endurance, because sleep is when our bodies produce growth hormone to rebuild, repair and recover!

  • 2. Regular exercise helps us sleep by producing more adenosine in the brain.

  • 3. Getting adequate sleep will help you maximize your workout, and not getting enough will make your workouts feel harder.

Tempted to hit snooze in the AM and not sure if another hour of sleep or a workout will benefit you more in the long run?

Well, this article answers that question as well – read it to find the answer!

Need more convincing? See these other related articles:

1. Why Sleep Is the No. 1 Most Important Thing for a Better Body

2. Importance of Sleep in Fitness

3. What You Need to Know About Sleep and Physical Fitness

in-house massage

Sore after your killer workout?

No sweat!

VIM is now offering In-House Massage appointments!

30 min $50
60 min $85
90 min $120

Contact Tyler to book your appointment now!

[contactform email=”tyler@vimfitness.com”]

functional training

You’re Invited to a FREE Functional Training Clinic with VIM Trainer, Quan!

WHEN:
Tuesday, Oct. 2nd @ 11AM and 7:30PM
Friday, Oct. 5th @ 11AM and 7:30PM

WHERE: VIM – Central Square

CLINIC DESCRIPTION:

Join us to learn workout regimen incorporating the whole body system as a single unit, involving multi-joint movements to create a muscle balance/stabilization foundation, which distributes lean muscle growth.

It will address the (pre/post) rehabilitation and conditioning, and will benefit the special populations (those with diabetes, HBP, CVD, and musculoskeletal diseases), by activating and stimulating the repair and facilitating the growth of the major and the supporting small, intricate muscles for ADL(activities of daily living) functionality.